and it matters so much that senators who might be centrist or still mulling over these issues will have a colleague that they see every day, who they'll get to know, who will be there advocating for us, and that will make a tremendous difference as we push forward in the congress. >> eliot: that is right. what a year it has been. tico congratulations. you've been fight for many years and a lion's share has to go to you. >> a lot of us have been fighting, and we're lucky to have straight allies, our family, friend, coworkers who support us. it took more than 50% to affirm those marriage equality ballots so we're lucky to have so many allies, and we're going to win. >> eliot: founder and president of freedom to work who served as lead council on the non-discrimination act for the u.s. house of representatives. thank you for your time. >> thank you. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it.